Go Canterbury Award Recipient


Go Canterbury Award Recipients are first-year students living together in a Hall of Residence as a learning community. They engage in personal and career development, outdoor educational and recreation field trips, and are encouraged to take an active role in the Christchurch rebuild as part of the Go Canterbury programme.

Selection Criteria

Only current Go Canterbury Award Recipients are eligble for this activity

Hours involved in the activity

One modules of a minimum 12 hours. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of one learning and development outcome.


Janina Good

Email: janina.good@canterbury.ac.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • B1 - Communication - Go Canterbury Award Recipients live and learn together, interacting on a daily basis. They liaise regularly with their Go Canterbury Student Managers and communicate effectively with each other and the community during activities.
  • B4 - Learning - Go Canterbury Award Recipients attend personal and career development workshops and apply the skills they’ve learned to outdoor activities including the Christchurch rebuild. Recipients attend first aid training. 
  • B7 - Self-Management - Go Canterbury Award Recipients effectively manage their interpersonal relationships and work load during their transition from school to a new city and settling into a university communal living environment.
  • B8 - Teamwork - Go Canterbury Award Recipients live and learn collaboratively, and effectively engage as a team in outdoor recreation and Christchurch rebuild activities.
  • C1 - Communication - Go Canterbury Award Recipients effectively and appropriately engage with each other and the wider Canterbury community as representatives of UC.
  • C2 - Initiative & enterprise - Go Canterbury Award Recipients actively participate in personal and career development workshops and embrace new experiences and opportunities.
  • C4 - Learning - Go Canterbury Award Recipients attend personal and career development workshops, and develop their interpersonal skills by living and working together as a group.
  • C8 - Teamwork - Go Canterbury Award Recipients develop constructive collaborative relationships with other Go Canterbury Awardees and with Go Canterbury Student Managers.
Matrix intersection points for Go Canterbury Award Recipient (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit

Are you interested in participating in this activity?